Join us for the Second Annual
Portland Marathon Kids' Fun Run & Festival!

October 8, 2011 • 9:00 am to Noon
Lincoln High School Track • 1600 Southwest Salmon Street, Portland, OR 97205-1782


This event is an expanded version of our Kids' Marafun Run begun in 1983, traditionally held on Sunday.
The Kids' Fun Run & Festival is now held on Saturday, and is dedicated to our community of active future Marathon runners, ages 2-12. The event will be fun-filled and include:

A Fun Run Obstacle Course:
• Ages 2-5 start at 9:30 am
• Ages 6-9 start at 10:00 am
• Ages 10-12 start at 10:30 am

• Face Painting
• Prizes
• Food & beverages
• Photos with the Portland Police Mounted Patrol officers & horses
• A special appearance by T-Bone, America’s Health & Fitness Ambassador,

There is no participant registration available at the Portland Marathon Expo or on event day. Participants must register online prior to the event. Packet pickup and Festival entry begins at 8:30 am at the Festival entrance. The field is limited to 250 Fun Run participants, so ENTER EARLY!

  • Fun Run Participants: $25.00 ea. (includes Festival Entry for participant only)
  • Festival entry: $5.00 ea. for all those age 2 and over. This includes parents, chaperones, siblings, other family members and friends who wish to attend. These entries may be purchased online during participant registration or at the Festival entrance on event day beginning at 8:30 am. A Festival entry ticket includes 5 scrip tickets good towards the purchase of food, beverages, and face painting.
  • Participants ages 2-12 will receive a special Portland Marathon backpack, a Portland Marathon t-shirt, a race bib, a finisher medal and other fun goodies.
  • Chaperones may accompany kids in each age category of the Fun Run Obstacle Course (one chaperone per child). The run will be held on the Lincoln HS Track and will be staffed by volunteers.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the event. Individual scrip tickets for food, beverages & face painting will be also sold at the entrance for $1.00 ea. A percentage of the proceeds from these purchases will benefit the Friends of Portland’s Mounted Patrol, an Official Charity of the Portland Marathon. For more information about this program go to:

Be sure to visit and shake paws with the Portland Trail Blazers' mascot, Blaze this year! He'll be helping kids warm up before their races, and handing out lots of fun goodies and prizes. Bring your camera too, because this Trail Cat is definitely not camera shy!

will also be on hand providing some fun, kid-friendly snacks!

It's sure to be three hours of non-stop fun for the whole family! We invite you and your family to come celebrate fitness with us, while supporting a worthy cause in our community!